Smartphone cameras have become more advanced than ever. You can easily shoot high-quality videos on your smartphone. Moreover, you can also edit and add effects to them just by using your smartphone.
There are lots of free video editor apps for Android available on the Google Play Store. They are easy to use and have a collection of features.
While some apps provide very basic functionalities, others can be used for some pro-level video editing! Even you can trim videos, add filters, edit colours, add music and voice-overs to your videos and much more.
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So, here’s a list of the best video editor apps for Android:
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Best Android Video Editor Apps
KineMaster is one of the most powerful video editor apps for Android. It offers many features such as multiple layer support, instant preview, audio filters, transitions, drag-n-drop video filters, chroma key for changing background and more. It gets the basics done as well as can be used for some pro-level video editing.
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You can use the free version with a watermark. However, you will need to pay for its subscription ($4.99/month) to remove the watermark and get access to premium assets. Kinemaster also offers a free trial for a while. Otherwise, most of the features are free to use.
PowerDirector is one of the most popular and feature-rich video editor apps on this list. It’s equipped with professional-level video editing tools and rendering options.
The interface is also quite easy and straightforward but requires a little bit of learning to master the controls.
It comes loaded with a ton of different video and transition effects. Even you can make collages, green screen videos and slow-motion videos using this app. Most of these features are available in the free version, but you will need to upgrade to access all the features and remove the watermark.
FilmoraGo is an easy-to-use video editing app by Wondershare. The app comes with advanced features and tons of ways to create, edit and share videos. Despite being equipped with advanced features, FilmoraGo is relatively easy to use.
It comes loaded with some amazing effects and soundtracks, which you can use to edit your videos and make them look like movies. The app lets you share videos directly to YouTube and Facebook.
FilmoraGo is a free video editor app for Android but requires payment to access premium assets and remove the watermark.
Adobe Premiere Rush
Adobe Premiere Rush is aimed at social media influencers and vloggers. It’s easy to use and comes with lots of features.
It can be used for some basic video editing as well as for multitrack audio/video editing without any hassle. The best part is that it’s included in the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, so you can definitely go for it if you have the subscription.
Adobe Premiere Rush offers a clean and simple UI without any ads. It also has a feature to directly share your videos on social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
InShot is easily the most simple and fun to use video editor on this list. With InShot, you can easily add music to video, add text over videos, flip and rotate videos and merge videos.
It comes loaded with lots of stickers, filters and transition effects. It’s aimed at users for creating shorter videos on YouTube, TikTok, and similar platforms.
It’s a free video editor. However, you will need to pay for its subscription ($3.99 per month/$14.99 per year) to remove the watermark and get access to premium assets. Inshot also offers a free trial for a while. Otherwise, most of the features are free to use.
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ActionDirector comes from the same company as PowerDirector. With ActionDirector, you can do some basic edits like crop, trim, add music to video, adjust playback speed, rewind video and more.
You can add background music, custom title and texts, animated stickers, video filters and transition effects to your videos.
It’s one of the few video editor apps on Android that supports 4k video. Moreover, you can directly share your videos to social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter without leaving the app.
VivaCut is a paid video editor app that offers some of the best tools for adding and editing video effects. It has a multi-layer timeline that lets you add text, music, and filters to your videos.
You can add a green screen (chroma key effect), keyframe animation, mask objects, extract audio from video and much more. It can export videos in up to 4k resolution.
VivaCut is a paid video editor app, but you can get the free trial for a while before purchasing the app.
As the name suggests, it’s a quick video editor (I mean Quik). It’s super simple and a fun to use video editor app that requires no prior knowledge of video editing.
You can throw in a bunch of images and videos (up to 50) into the app. The app then outputs a short video mixed with different video and audio effects.
You can choose between different video styles and reorder your clips before you export your video.
Quik is fairly simple and fun to use video editor (and quick too). The app is free to download without any ads or in-app purchases.
Movie Maker (Alive)
Movie Maker Filmmaker is one of the best free video editor apps on Android. It’s a simple yet powerful video editor that lets you trim, crop and reorder video contents on the timeline.
You can add text, stickers, filters and music to your videos. Moreover, you can design your own custom filters using Movie Maker.
With Movie Maker, you can export your videos or share them directly to platforms like YouTube and Instagram without any watermark.
It’s a free video editor app with ads.
VivaVideo is an easy to use video editor app with basic functionalities. It’s aimed at users for creating short video clips for social media.
With VivaVideo, you can add, arrange and trim your clips. The app includes hundreds of stickers, filters, text effects and transitions. It has a dedicated slow-motion video maker and slideshow maker.
VivaVideo is a free video editor app but requires payment for additional effects and for removing the watermark. Otherwise, most of the features are free to use.
So, which video editor app are you using right now? If not, then which app are you planning to use? Let us know in the comments.